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sweeticecream
11-28-2008, 03:00 PM
Tommy Robredo, Nicolas Almagro and David Nalbandian there?!

Mexico | Tennis | 27-11 | 17:05 ET

Venus, Robredo head for Mexico

Wimbledon champion Venus Williams and atp world-ranked 21 Tommy Robredo will attend the Mexican Open in February 2009.

Mexican Open director Raul Zurutuza confirmed Venus Williams and Tommy Robredo will participate in the tournament to be held on February 23-28 in Acapulco ($1.47 million in prize money).

Williams, who ranks sixth at the WTA world ranking, will be the main attraction and the women's tournament ($220,000 in money prize); her main rival will be Italian Flavia Penetta, world-ranked 13.

Tommy Robredo will participate in the men's tournament, which will be labeled as Open 500 since next year; it offers $1.25 million in money prize plus 500 points for the ATP ranking.

Nicolas Almagro, world-ranked 18, will also be there for he's the 2008 Mexican Open defending champion; Argentine David Nalbandian is another player particiapting in the tournament.

http://www.sportsya.com/english/news.php/Venus_Williams_and_Tommy_Robredo_will_play_2009_Me xican_Open_in_Acapulco.html?id_estruc=283&id=194498

harryh_ec
12-04-2008, 07:58 AM
Not confirmed, but Lapentti and Zabaleta will play doubles in Acapulco.

It was shown in Zabaleta's program TenisPro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg0AkPByOZU

Jader Magri
01-13-2009, 03:32 PM
Robredo, Nalbandian and Moyá play here...

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